Given Name GIANNA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Italian, Greek
OTHER SCRIPTS: Γιαννα (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: JAN-na (Italian), YA-na (Greek)  [details]

Meaning & History

Italian short form of GIOVANNA and a modern Greek variant of IOANNA.
VARIANTS: Giovannetta, Vanna (Italian), Ioanna, Yanna (Greek)
DIMINUTIVES: Gia, Giannina, Nina (Italian), Nana (Greek)
MASCULINE FORMS: Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano (Italian), Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis (Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn, Tajuana (African American), Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana, Ivanka (Bulgarian), Joana, Jana (Catalan), Ghjuvanna (Corsican), Ivana, Žana, Ivanka, Nina (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana, Iva, Ivanka, Janička, Nina (Czech), Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna, Nina (Danish), Jana, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, Jennigje, Johanneke, Nina (Dutch), Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, Jo, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joetta, Joey, Johna, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Jonie, Nena, Nina (English), Johanna (Estonian), Janika, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jonna, Nina (Finnish), Jeanne, Johanne, Joanne, Nina, Ninette (French), Xoana (Galician), Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Nina (German), Johanna, Hanna (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán (Irish), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana, Jovanka, Jovka, Vana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Nina (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna, Asia, Joasia, Nina (Polish), Joana, Joaninha (Portuguese), Ioana, Ionela, Oana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna (Russian), Giuanna (Sardinian), Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana, Ivanka, Jovanka, Nina (Serbian), Ivana, Jana, Iva, Ivanka, Janka, Nina (Slovak), Ivana, Jana, Žana, Iva, Ivanka, Nina (Slovene), Juana, Juanita (Spanish), Janina, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna, Nina (Swedish), Ivanna, Yana (Ukrainian), Shan, Siân, Siwan (Welsh)

Categories

Elder Scrolls characters, saints, short forms, The Sopranos characters
Entry updated December 8, 2017